Tawanda Appiah is a Zimbabwean curator, writer, researcher and editor based in Malmö, Sweden. His research-centred practice often revisits history to make sense of the contemporary milieu. He is the curator at Skånes konstförening and part of Njelele Art Station, and previously held the position of Curator of Education & Public Programming at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
Appiah has curated several exhibitions, public programmes and interventions including co-curating the GIBCA Extended exhibition 2021 – Comforting the machine. Appiah's latest exhibition, FLIGHT (2023), featured works by Kudzanai Chiurai, Frida Orupabo and Eric Magassa at Malmö Konsthall. Other projects include; No Country Like (Skånes konstförening, 2018); Better Safe and Sorry (Moderna Museet, 2018); On Practices (Malmö Konsthall and Skånes konstförening, 2019); To Where Are We Beautifully Going? (2020); in(visible) (Malmö Konstmuseum, 2021), Sonic Insurrections (2022).
Appiah sits on various boards including Paletten Art Journal.
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